Education in Manitoba

International Credentials

Academic Credential Assessment Service (ACAS) – The Academic Credentials Assessment Service (ACAS) is the provincially mandated assessment agency in Manitoba.

Canadian Information Centre For International Credentials – Collects, organizes and distributes information in regards to recognition of educational and occupational qualifications. It does not grant or assess qualifications, but rather promotes and provides information in this area. 

World Education Services – Established in 1974, WES is a not-for-profit organization specializing in foreign credential evaluation. Their major purpose is to facilitate the integration of internationally educated individuals into the employment and education environment of their newly adopted country. 


Immigrate to Manitoba-Learning English – Information about learning English in Manitoba including where to get a language assessment, where to find information about language classes.

Learning English with CBC Radio Manitoba – Here you will find English as an Additional Language (EAL) lessons which are based on CBC Manitoba radio stories broadcast on CBC Radio One 89.3 FM and 990 AM. All of the lessons provide opportunities for you to improve your English while learning more about Manitoba’s culture, people and language.

Canadian Language Benchmarks – The Learner Gateway for the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) provides on overview of Canada’s national language assessment system. 

CELPIP – Designated by Citizenship and Immigration Canada for those applying to immigrate to Canada under the Federal Skilled Workers Class, Canadian Experience Class, Federal Skilled Trades Program, and under various Provincial Nominee Programs.

IELTS – IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency by 7000 organizations worldwide.

TOEIC – Provides the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC), the world’s leading English test with more than three million tests administered each year. Take the TOEIC test and include your score on your resume when job hunting. 

College and University – Comprehensive listing of universities and colleges in Canada. Also contains scholarship and career information as well as virtual tours of selected schools.

CanLearn – CanLearn provides Canadians with the information and services they need to decide what and where to study and how to cover the costs. The site aims to provide all the necessary resources (from interactive planning tools to information about savings programs, student loans, and scholarships) to Canadians facing important decisions when saving for, selecting and financing their post-secondary education. This is a Government of Canada site.

The Directory of Canadian Universities – Lists all universities (and degree-offering colleges) in Canada and courses offered. Includes information for foreign students.

Daycare, Primary and Secondary Schools

Immigrate to Manitoba-Manitoba’s Education and Advanced Learning– An overview of the education system in the province including information on how to enroll your children in school.

Manitoba Schools, School Divisions and Districts – Contact information for Manitoba schools, school divisions and districts, including maps, calendar dates and school board contacts. 

Daycare Bear: The Canadian Childcare Providers Information Network – Listings of childcare providers across Canada.